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Note: Apple OS 10.7.5 or Later REQUIRED for utilization of more than 8GB of total system memory.
This OWC Memory is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID or PC specs
MacBook White Unibody
MacBook (Mid 2010)
(May, 2010)
Model ID: MacBook7,1
2.4GHz
MacBook Pro Unibody
MacBook Pro (13-inch Mid 2010)
(April, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookPro7,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz
Mac mini Intel
Mac mini (Mid 2010 Server)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: Macmini4,1
2.66GHz
iMac Intel
iMac (27-inch Late 2009)
(October, 2009)
Model ID: iMac11,1
2.66GHz i5, 2.8GHz i7
PC Laptop
PC Laptops
Compatible with Intel / AMD Process based PCs capable with the specifications listed above. Memory complies with JEDEC Specifications, document JESD79-3B.

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 5 / 5 130 out of 134 (97%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: MacSlayer Location: Worcester, MA Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 Makes an old mac scream November 28, 2016 Two things breathe life into an old MacBook... an SSD and more memory. Worth every penny to squeeze the most out of 2010 MacBook.

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Reviewer: ThriftyMillenial Location: North Bergen, NJ Age: 18-24 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Boosted the speed of my white 2010 model MacBook! November 26, 2016 I bought a white MacBook in August 2011, the discontinued model. It came with 2 GB of RAM. In the last 2 years, it became excruciatingly slow. I read on Other World Computing that my model (currently running the Yosemite operating system) could be upgraded to 16 GB. I was skeptical, but WOW! So much faster! I wish I had upgraded long ago. It was a great price and it has extended the life of my white MacBook. Great buy!

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Reviewer: browniebroke
Rating: 5/5 Works great November 24, 2016 I installed these on my macbook pro mid 2010 and it works like a charm despite Apple stating 8GB max is supported. Thanks MacSales for the tests proving them wrong. I'm in the UK so the item took a while to arrive and there was a customs charge of £24.

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Reviewer: Chavinpub Location: Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great perfomance accesible price November 22, 2016 Just the upgrade i need o keep my mac up to date, and at an affordable price.

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Reviewer: Watda Location: Phx, az Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Could not have been easier or better November 10, 2016 Everything was as described, easy to install, no issues with the system recognizing the memory and it was up and running in no time flat. I see a marked improvement

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Reviewer: macbooker Location: Australia Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 works perfectly and arrived quickly October 27, 2016 This ram is operating perfectly. Never have any worries concerning purchases here for my old macbook. Only thing I would change is, as I'm an overseas resident, the OWC site doesn't seem to offer a conversion to local rate pricing or am I missing something?. Big plus though, is the very cheap delivery charge compared to many US sites.

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Reviewer: AndyS Location: Ukraine, Kharkov Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 New life for my MBP October 24, 2016 Bought this kit for my MBP13 mid '10, since the stock 2 GB + 2 GB became annoyingly insufficient for working with many apps and documents simultaneously (though I have to admit that even with memory thrice overloaded it was quite capable for stable work — great work on memory optimization, Apple!). The result is, roughly speaking,— Wow! Coupled with an SSD, this gives a performance boost so great, that you won't think about getting a new device for a long time, not for performance reasons at least.

P.S. Thank you for fast delivery overseas via discount post option. (less than 2 weeks)

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Reviewer: noel Location: canada Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 all good! October 18, 2016 it wasn't very clear to me which memory to buy for my computer but when i got it figured out, all went easily. the instructions were clear and easy. everything went to work without a glitch. now my computer runs a bit faster....no more spinning wheels of no return sitting and waiting..

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Reviewer: CHACHA Location: South Korea Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Working very well. October 15, 2016 It is working very well. They are professional. But delievery was little bit late cause of I am living in S.Korea, but the staff in online was very kindly answered about delievery status and trustable. Thanks MacSales.!

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Reviewer: PARRKEES Location: Apple Valley, CA Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Wow! It works! More RAM and I am cookin'! September 29, 2016 After installing El Capitan in April, 2016 I was choking! Spinning ball with everything I did on my MacMini 2010. At the same time our phone company sold us to another. It took four months for me to troubleshoot and discover that I either buy a new MacMini or try boosting the RAM. The phone company was not the bad guy for this one. It has only been a few hours. I can again have more than one application open; I can actually type and have the cursor with me. Thank you OWC!! Hopefully the jump from 2gb to 16gb will keep me in business for another couple of years.

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Reviewer: ALOProductions Location: Helotes, TX Age: 25-34 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Brought new life to my MacBook September 27, 2016 I was amazed at how adding 16GB made my old MacBook come alive again... it's snappier and works well. I would recommend to anyone with an older mac. Worth the upgrade.

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Reviewer: 9ballvince Location: CA Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 3-4 months
Rating: 5/5 100% Satisfied September 22, 2016 I bought this for one of my customers. My customer is extremely happy with his upgraded computer. This is by far the best ram upgrade site for Macs. Keep up the good job guys.

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Reviewer: Pitfa17 Location: Maitland, NSW, Australia Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Easiest upgrade ever! September 12, 2016 Twist the cover off the bottom of the Mini, unclip two RAM chips, clip in 2 new RAM chips, replace cover. Power up and say 'Oh, THAT'S how it's supposed to run!'. Instant performance. See my other review on the Data Doubler for how to make your Mac Mini as fast as possible.

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Reviewer: MoHelmy Location: Toronto, Canada Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Greate product September 1, 2016 This product (MacMini 16GB memory) was a great improvement to my MacMini. The installation is very easy and it works just fine. I am very happy with this upgrade.

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Reviewer: holen1joe Location: seacoast New Hampshire Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 5-6 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent quality August 18, 2016 The product was excellent. Shipping was fast and customer service was very helpful and knowledgeable. I won't hesitate to do business with them again.

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Reviewer: Stucakes Location: St. Louis, Mo Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Easy and makes a huge difference August 7, 2016 My son has a mid 2010 MacBook Pro and he was complaining that it was so slow he wanted to buy a new computer. I convinced him to let me upgrade it instead, and for under $300 I was able to upgrade his RAM from 4GB to a whopping 16GB, and I replaced his old hard drive with a solid state drive. I also upgraded his OS to El Capitan. He was so excited. Said he felt like he had a new MacBook. Super fast opening MS office apps, and now he can play more games on it. I am sure this extended the life of the computer by several years. The installation videos on this site are awesome, and the ease with which they help you find the right parts for your specific MacBook is really great. I was so happy with the result I did the same upgrades to my 2011 MacBook Pro.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Very Good, Easy Install July 29, 2016 I have installed this type of RAM upgrade on about 4 laptops now. They have all worked well and enable us to recycle older models as backup units. (I.e., enable a more recent operating system to be installed without excessive loss of speed) Often, we also install a OWC SSD drive when the drive shows issues. I have only had one problem where the on 8GB chip on another computer (MacBookPro8,2) did not work, but it was replaced & then worked fine. It's a non lazy, cost effective way to get more out of your expensive hardware.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Orlando Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great! July 14, 2016 The whole experience dealing with MacSales was absolutely great. I ordered on the phone which was a good choice because my service person was very knowledgeable. I was only going to go up to 8gigs of ram but he told me I could go to 16 and of course this is a wonderful performance upgrade. The video was accurate and extremely helpful. It was very easy to change. A repair shop had quoted me hundreds of dollars more than I spent. I highly recommend MacSales!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Montreal Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 PC3-8500 DDR3 kit for Mac mini 2010 July 4, 2016 I easily found the right part number on OWC web site. The ordering was easy and straightforward. On reception of the order, the OWC tutorial provided the technical assurance to perform the upgrade flawlessly.

Thank you so much, now I have a much improved Mac mini.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Mumbai, India Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Great July 1, 2016 Feels like, my MacBook Pro can now breathe. The boot time (El Capitan) has not changed drastically with this upgrade, it still takes around 85-90 sec to boot up. But once it is up and running; its like a horse, Super Fast. Apps like photoshop and FCP open in no time.

Having to upgrade my system from 4GB to 16GB in itself is overwhelming. Thanks to OWC for this upgrade.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Maui Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 MacBook Pro jumps from 4 to 16GB RAM June 26, 2016 I was thrilled yet doubtful when I discovered that my aging MacBook Pro was eliegible to up upgrade to not only the out of box stated max of 8GB RAM, but that it could accomodate 16GB. And it has. The video instructions provided by OWC made installation easy and straight forward.

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Reviewer: Anonymous
Rating: 5/5 fast delivery, appears to work, cheaper than otherwise June 26, 2016 overseas shipping to Japan arrived faster and cheaper than expected; items appear to work; items were perhaps four times cheaper than getting them from the local electronics store! I'm glad I took recommendations from Apple Discussions to buy this RAM. This problem (trying to get my 6-year-old computer working faster) appears solved, and was easy to solve thanks to MacSales! Next to replace the hard disk ...

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Toronto, Canada Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Great RAM!! June 25, 2016 Great service and excellent variety of Mac products!...Upgraded my 2010 MacBook Pro to 16GB RAM & 1TB HD; now a whole new computer. Will continue shopping!!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: new york, ny Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 What a difference! June 8, 2016 What was that Apple about how we can't put more than 8GB of RAM into a MacBook Pro 13" mid-2010? You're WRONG!! These chips are a Godsend. It's like my machine is new again. Easy install, quick boot up and boom... I'm saving time and my blood pressure again!!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: US
Rating: 5/5 Abundance of Memory! May 29, 2016 With all the tabs in my browser as well as all of the other apps I was running, free memory was always a problem. Not anymore! With this 16GB kit, my late 2010 MacBook Pro 13" is still kicking butt in 2016. I also swapped out for a SSD so the combination of the new drive and increased memory was well worth it. Thanks OWC!

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